Seasonal employment opportunity — Eid Al-Adha

IAR is seeking seasonal, hourly employees for the upcoming Eid al Adha celebration. Responsibilities will include assisting Eid hall setup, Security, greeting and assistance of guests, as well as Eid cleanup. Please note that employees will be asked to work the day before and the day of Eid. The hourly wage is competitive and is a good opportunity for students or those seeking to make extra money this Eid season.

Application Form

Accepting Applications For The Position of IAR CEO

Applications are invited for the position of IAR CEO. Applications deadline is August 12, 2017.

The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), a non-profit organization, seeks an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO oversees, manages, coordinates, and administers all IAR operations in accordance with the established and approved goals of IAR. The expected candidate should have at least 5 years working experience with IAR as a volunteer or as a paid person. The final selection of the successful candidate shall be subject to the approval of the IAR Shura.

The successful candidates must have the knowledge, skills, and experience to manage a complex non-profit organization such as that of IAR.

Full Job Description

Community Basketball Camp & Dimes 4 Disabilities Tournament

Middle School Boys Basketball Camp - Starts July 23rd. Additional information

​​Dimes 4 Disabilities Basketball Tournament August 12th. Guest speaker Bilqis Abdul-Qadir will be attending. Tickets are $5.00 per person for a good cause. Event flyer

Qur'an reading classes by An-Noor Qur'an Academy

Registration is now open for the following Qur'an reading classes, offered by An-Noor Qur'an Academy at IAR:

  • Qur'an Reading For Children Basic / Beginner Level (Mon & Wed 4 to 5:30 pm)
  • Qur'an Reading For Brothers Intermediate Level (Mon & Wed 5:30 to 7 pm)
  • Qur'an Reading For Sisters Intermediate Level (Mon & Wed 5:30 to 7 pm)
  • Qur'an Reading For Sisters Advanced Level (Sat 11 am to 1 pm)
  • Full-Time Hifdh Prep Class (Sat 9 am to 11 am)
  • Special Needs Qur'an Reading Class (Sat 1:30 pm to 2 pm)

Youth Committee Chair Needed

The IAR is looking for a Chair for the Youth Committee to oversee youth programs and activities at the IAR. Responsibilities include working with various coordinators to ensure the needs of elementary to college aged youth are served. The Chair will work with the Shura and other Executive Committees to support this mission. In addition, the Chair will be involved in strategic planning and overall direction for youth programs.

Please email with your resume and a short paragraph outlining your interest in the Youth Committee to apply. The approval of the candidate for this volunteer position is subject to Shura approval.

Hajj Workshops

There will be three Hajj workshops held at the IAR on the Second Floor Women's Musalla. Dates and time listed below.
(Note: these workshops are open for any one that intends to go to Hajj this year regardless of which group they are going with.)

Sunday July 23rd at 10:30 AM
Topic: UMMRAH (presentation)

Sunday July 30th at 10:30 AM
Topic: HAJJ (presentation)

Sunday Aug. 6th at 10:30 AM
Topic: LOGISTICS (presentation)



Umrah Logistics - Quick Guide (PDF)

Hajj Logistics - Quick Guide (PDF)

2017 Quran Contest

The Qur'an contest goal is to encourage all Muslims to learn and memorize Qur'an using proper rules of Tajweed and to make the speech of Allah SWT near and dear to their heart.

We have twelve beginner levels (B1 through B12), four intermediate levels (I1 through I4), five advanced levels (A1 through A5), five very advanced levels (VA1 through VA5) and one Huffadh level (HA1). The purpose is to recognize and encourage participation at various levels of memorization and familiarity with Tajweed.

Each level will have first, second and third place awards. The awards range from $300 to $25 depending upon the level.

More information and registration

IAR Annual Progress Report

The IAR Annual Progress Report presented at the general body meeting is now available for download.

2017 Progress Report

Am I Better Off Hiding My Islam?

Khutba by Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb delivered on February 23, 2017

Muslim Community and Police Meeting

The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR) along with representatives from Triangle area mosques and community centers met with law enforcement officials on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to discuss the safety and security of our community centers, mosques and schools.


Thank You For Your Support

The Islamic Association of Raleigh is grateful for the outpouring of kindness and support it has received from the broader Triangle community. Despite growing bigotry and xenophobia targeting Muslims, the overwhelming number supportive and thoughtful messages from faith leaders, public authorities, and our neighbors has affirmed to us the inherent goodness of the human spirit. While we are unable to individually reply to every supportive message, we wholeheartedly extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation to all. The IAR also extends an invitation for weekly visitation opportunities to visit the facility and meet with local Muslims between 6:00-7:00pm on Wednesdays.
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July 26, 2017Dhu al-Qadah 3, 1438 Hijri

Prayer Times

Wednesday, July 26 2017




Fajr 4:40 AM 5:15 AM
Shuruq 6:18 AM
Dhuhr 1:26 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 5:08 PM 5:30 PM
Maghrib 8:27 PM 8:37 PM
Isha 9:35 PM 10:00 PM

July prayer schedule

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Salah Durations

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00

    Title to be announced

    Lebeed Alkadhi

  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30

    Title to be announced

    Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb

  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 3:00 / Salah 3:30

    Title to be announced

    Speaker to be announced